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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Two persistent dilemmas haunt school reform: curriculum politics and classroom constancy. Both undermined the 1960s' new social studies, a dynamic reform movement centered on inquiry, issues, and social activism. Dramatic academic freedom controversies ended reform and led to a conservative restoration. On one side were teachers and curriculum developers;... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 35.00
As the issue of school reform grows ever more intense, it is imperative that we learn what we can from previous efforts. The new social studies was a 1960s attempt to transform the teaching of history and the social sciences in schools. With origins in the Cold War, the movement sought to develop critical thinkers through "inquiry" and "discovery."... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as marked by key government- and business-led reports?from... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.50
Engage a new generation of teachers to create effective learning communities! Administrators will find a research-based framework for hiring and retaining Generation Y educators, whose exposure to technology and diversity makes their perspectives dramatically different from previous generations. The authors offer guidelines for welcoming new... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 116.00
Hormones and Signaling focuses on the mechanism of gene regulation at the cellular level. It also covers the way hormones act to modulate gene regulation and animal development. Key Features * Includes information on: * Nuclear receptors, coactivators, and corepressors * Membrane receptors, kinases, and phosphorylation on cascades * Hormonal regulation... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 59.99
Teacher Work Samples are increasingly being used by teacher preparation programs to quantify the complex set of tasks that comprise effective teaching on a daily basis and document the effectiveness of preservice teachers' impact on student learning. The featured case studies from 10 universities and insights from key policy leaders capture current... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Top linguists from diverse fields address language varieties in the South. Language Variety in the South Revisited is a comprehensive collection of new research on southern United States English by foremost scholars of regional language variation. Like its predecessor, Language Variety in the South: Perspectives in Black and White... more...